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Blowing light snow

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by john.melby@gmai, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. john.melby@gmai

    john.melby@gmai Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Anyone have experience using a blower for the really light fluffy stuff? Used a small hand blower in a recent snow and it work pretty well -- was thinking of buying a big walk behind unit and mounting it on my truck. Could blow a bunch into a row and then used the plow. Anybody have ant thoughts?
  2. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    We use our back-pak blowers for Light snow on sidewalks etc. We have also used our walkbehind blower for some larger areas. Saves time and cost alot less.
  3. shepoutside

    shepoutside Member
    Messages: 88

    same here, we have em, so we use them !!
  4. highlander316

    highlander316 Senior Member
    Messages: 577

    ditto. A backpack blower will move light fluffy stuff with ease and very fast.
  5. downrigger

    downrigger Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Anyone worry about noise by-laws? I have also used backpack blowers but wonder what the guy who's sleeping @ 4a.m. is thinking?
  6. highlander316

    highlander316 Senior Member
    Messages: 577

    that's the only problem, they are noisy at full throttle. You just have to be careful where you are at. In an industrial park no one is gonna give two shits. But at a condo complex or so, best to wait till 7am or use a snowblower.